Period
to 21 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 50 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3,514 4,240 5,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.22% 5.61% 6.69%
As % of the General category 10.74% 10.34% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,693 3,409 4,379
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £32,550 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +5.00%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32,704 41,021 39,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.56% 54.24% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25,936 28,893 33,945
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -29 526 £62,500 +4.17% 132
West London +4 210 £52,500 -4.55% 134
South London +37 132 £50,000 -9.09% 9
East London +2 62 £50,000 +17.65% 42
North London +7 36 £51,250 -4.21% 4
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,257 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1,122 (31.93%) Finance
3 866 (24.64%) E-Commerce
4 656 (18.67%) SQL
5 499 (14.20%) Microsoft
6 491 (13.97%) JavaScript
7 449 (12.78%) Marketing
8 444 (12.64%) Java
9 413 (11.75%) Scrum
10 402 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 401 (11.41%) Project Management
12 398 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
13 393 (11.18%) Degree
14 388 (11.04%) C#
15 387 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
16 377 (10.73%) Analytics
17 369 (10.50%) .NET
18 358 (10.19%) HTML
19 354 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
20 352 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
21 334 (9.50%) TDD
22 326 (9.28%) QA
23 324 (9.22%) DevOps
24 312 (8.88%) SQL Server
25 311 (8.85%) Banking
26 306 (8.71%) CSS
27 300 (8.54%) Python
28 295 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
29 283 (8.05%) Software Engineering
30 275 (7.83%) AngularJS

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (2.28%) Apache Spark
2 70 (1.99%) CMS
3 63 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 50 (1.42%) Apache
5 49 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 39 (1.11%) Confluence
7 38 (1.08%) SAS
8 37 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 37 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 33 (0.94%) nginx
10 29 (0.83%) MS Exchange
11 28 (0.80%) Drupal
12 25 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 19 (0.54%) WordPress
14 14 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.37%) EPiServer
15 13 (0.37%) Hyperledger
15 13 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.34%) JBoss
16 12 (0.34%) Kentico
Applications
1 140 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 58 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 38 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 29 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
7 27 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
8 25 (0.71%) InVision
9 16 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (0.40%) SPSS
11 8 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
14 4 (0.11%) UXPin
15 3 (0.085%) Flinto
16 2 (0.057%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.057%) InDesign
16 2 (0.057%) InfoPath
16 2 (0.057%) Stata
Business Applications
1 83 (2.36%) Magento
2 70 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 49 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 41 (1.17%) NetSuite
5 30 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 28 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
7 26 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
8 19 (0.54%) SAP Retail
9 15 (0.43%) Shopify
10 13 (0.37%) SAP CAR
11 12 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
11 12 (0.34%) SAP Business One
12 11 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
12 11 (0.31%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
12 11 (0.31%) SAP POS DM
13 10 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
14 8 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
15 7 (0.20%) Endur
15 7 (0.20%) Findur
15 7 (0.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 402 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 352 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
3 130 (3.70%) SaaS
4 127 (3.61%) Office 365
5 102 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 65 (1.85%) Serverless
7 64 (1.82%) PaaS
8 44 (1.25%) GitHub
9 33 (0.94%) G Suite
10 32 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
11 31 (0.88%) IaaS
12 28 (0.80%) Google Analytics
13 27 (0.77%) Slack
14 25 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
15 24 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
16 19 (0.54%) Data Lake Analytics
17 18 (0.51%) npm
18 16 (0.46%) Amazon S3
18 16 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.22%) Wireless
2 75 (2.13%) Firewall
3 59 (1.68%) WAN
4 58 (1.65%) Internet
4 58 (1.65%) LAN
5 53 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
6 46 (1.31%) Network Security
7 37 (1.05%) BGP
8 34 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (0.94%) BIG-IP
9 33 (0.94%) VoIP
10 32 (0.91%) OSPF
11 29 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (0.77%) TCP/IP
13 26 (0.74%) HTTP
14 23 (0.65%) IP Telephony
15 21 (0.60%) DNS
15 21 (0.60%) Wireless Security
16 20 (0.57%) VLAN
17 19 (0.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 196 (5.58%) Big Data
3 176 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
4 131 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 112 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (2.90%) MySQL
7 99 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 96 (2.73%) Power BI
9 94 (2.68%) Relational Database
10 83 (2.36%) Hadoop
11 76 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 60 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
12 60 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 51 (1.45%) Data Mining
14 43 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
15 42 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
16 41 (1.17%) Data Lake
17 38 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
18 37 (1.05%) Redis
19 34 (0.97%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 195 (5.55%) Git (software)
2 157 (4.47%) JIRA
3 120 (3.41%) Jenkins
3 120 (3.41%) Selenium
4 66 (1.88%) TeamCity
5 48 (1.37%) Visual Studio
6 42 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 41 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (1.14%) gulp
8 40 (1.14%) Subversion
9 39 (1.11%) JMeter
9 39 (1.11%) SpecFlow
10 38 (1.08%) WebDriver
11 36 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (0.91%) Mocha
13 31 (0.88%) SoapUI
14 30 (0.85%) JUnit
14 30 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
14 30 (0.85%) webpack
15 27 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,122 (31.93%) Finance
2 449 (12.78%) Marketing
3 311 (8.85%) Banking
4 227 (6.46%) Telecoms
5 161 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 149 (4.24%) Advertising
7 83 (2.36%) Games
8 71 (2.02%) Legal
9 69 (1.96%) Electronics
10 63 (1.79%) Retail Finance
11 56 (1.59%) Publishing
12 55 (1.57%) Back Office
13 47 (1.34%) Law
14 44 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 39 (1.11%) Automotive
16 33 (0.94%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.94%) Investment Banking
17 29 (0.83%) Retail Banking
18 20 (0.57%) Billing
19 19 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 764 (21.74%) Developer
2 527 (15.00%) Analyst
3 227 (6.46%) Architect
4 219 (6.23%) Consultant
5 203 (5.78%) Senior Developer
6 201 (5.72%) Business Analyst
7 190 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 165 (4.70%) .NET Developer
9 138 (3.93%) Java Developer
10 109 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
11 96 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
12 86 (2.45%) IT Manager
13 82 (2.33%) Software Engineer
14 80 (2.28%) Administrator
14 80 (2.28%) Senior Manager
15 78 (2.22%) Designer
16 77 (2.19%) Support Analyst
17 76 (2.16%) Product Owner
18 71 (2.02%) Systems Analyst
19 70 (1.99%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (10.50%) .NET
2 358 (10.19%) HTML
3 306 (8.71%) CSS
4 275 (7.83%) AngularJS
5 208 (5.92%) Web Services
6 201 (5.72%) React
7 182 (5.18%) REST
8 170 (4.84%) RESTful
9 155 (4.41%) Node.js
10 152 (4.33%) ASP.NET
11 138 (3.93%) HTML5
12 134 (3.81%) Spring
13 133 (3.78%) XML
14 115 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 101 (2.87%) jQuery
15 101 (2.87%) SOAP
16 94 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 91 (2.59%) CSS3
18 88 (2.50%) JSON
19 85 (2.42%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 387 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (7.63%) User Experience
3 153 (4.35%) Fintech
4 127 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 117 (3.33%) FMCG
6 111 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
7 107 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
8 104 (2.96%) Mobile App
9 94 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
10 76 (2.16%) Data Centre
11 74 (2.11%) Management Information System
12 68 (1.94%) Algorithms
13 49 (1.39%) iPad
14 44 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 43 (1.22%) Blog
15 43 (1.22%) Virtual Team
16 41 (1.17%) EPoS
17 38 (1.08%) Robotics
18 34 (0.97%) Social Media
19 25 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 214 (6.09%) Windows
2 191 (5.44%) Linux
3 89 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 77 (2.19%) Android
5 75 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 62 (1.76%) Windows 10
7 56 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 34 (0.97%) Unix
9 33 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.26%) CoreOS
15 8 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.20%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.17%) CentOS
17 6 (0.17%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
19 3 (0.085%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,257 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 866 (24.64%) E-Commerce
3 413 (11.75%) Scrum
4 401 (11.41%) Project Management
5 398 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
6 377 (10.73%) Analytics
7 354 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 334 (9.50%) TDD
9 324 (9.22%) DevOps
10 295 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
11 283 (8.05%) Software Engineering
12 270 (7.68%) Microservices
13 251 (7.14%) Test Automation
14 234 (6.66%) BDD
15 206 (5.86%) ITIL
16 202 (5.75%) CRM
17 199 (5.66%) SDLC
18 194 (5.52%) Kanban
19 193 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
20 192 (5.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 656 (18.67%) SQL
2 491 (13.97%) JavaScript
3 444 (12.64%) Java
4 388 (11.04%) C#
5 300 (8.54%) Python
6 121 (3.44%) PHP
7 92 (2.62%) T-SQL
8 78 (2.22%) C
9 77 (2.19%) Scala
10 70 (1.99%) Go
10 70 (1.99%) R
11 69 (1.96%) Java 8
12 65 (1.85%) C++
13 60 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 54 (1.54%) Ruby
15 48 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 43 (1.22%) Shell Script
17 42 (1.20%) Bash Shell
18 36 (1.02%) ES6
19 33 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 393 (11.18%) Degree
2 71 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (1.08%) CCNA
6 35 (1.00%) ISEB
7 34 (0.97%) CISSP
8 30 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 29 (0.83%) CCNP
10 28 (0.80%) PMP
11 27 (0.77%) Security Cleared
12 25 (0.71%) SC Cleared
13 23 (0.65%) Master's Degree
13 23 (0.65%) PhD
14 21 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 19 (0.54%) CCIE
16 17 (0.48%) CISM
17 15 (0.43%) CREST Certified
17 15 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (0.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (9.28%) QA
2 75 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 68 (1.94%) SLA
4 65 (1.85%) GDPR
5 44 (1.25%) PMO
6 37 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 24 (0.68%) COBIT
9 8 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 6 (0.17%) GxP
10 6 (0.17%) SEPA
10 6 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 4 (0.11%) COSO
12 4 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.11%) FATCA
13 3 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.085%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 221 (6.29%) Docker
2 122 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 80 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.31%) vSphere
7 10 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.26%) iptables
8 9 (0.26%) ProxySG
8 9 (0.26%) Snort
9 8 (0.23%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.20%) Xen
11 6 (0.17%) HDFS
12 5 (0.14%) XenApp
13 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.085%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 147 (4.18%) Kubernetes
2 68 (1.94%) Terraform
3 64 (1.82%) Ansible
4 45 (1.28%) Puppet
5 43 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
6 41 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (1.08%) SCCM
8 31 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (0.57%) Nessus
10 15 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
11 14 (0.40%) SCOM
12 13 (0.37%) Grafana
12 13 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (0.28%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.28%) Nagios
14 9 (0.26%) Mesos
15 8 (0.23%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
15 8 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
16 7 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 499 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 234 (6.66%) Oracle
3 210 (5.98%) Google
4 176 (5.01%) SAP
5 116 (3.30%) Cisco
6 112 (3.19%) VMware
7 111 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
8 90 (2.56%) Tableau
9 75 (2.13%) Adobe
10 65 (1.85%) IBM
11 63 (1.79%) F5
12 58 (1.65%) hybris
13 56 (1.59%) Dell
14 50 (1.42%) Demandware
14 50 (1.42%) Red Hat
15 44 (1.25%) HP
16 43 (1.22%) CheckPoint
17 38 (1.08%) Citrix
17 38 (1.08%) EMC
18 37 (1.05%) SolarWinds